Events

  • Kevin Womack: Kevin’s Quilting Journey Trunk Show
    Jan 23, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Renowned textile artist Kevin Womack will give us a tour of his quilting journey as he shares over 75 examples spanning 30 plus years.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Pam Damour: Stitch, Tangle & Bling
    Mon, Feb 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Feb 27, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Join Pam for inspiration while she shows us the easy step-by-step break down on how to create Zentangle® patterns. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Kit Vincent: Capturing the Magic of Broken Color
    Mar 27, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Kit is best known for large, innovative quilts featuring textured lines that convey the illusion of rough colorful brushstrokes. She will share her processes, techniques and materials. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Deborah Boschert: Stitching, Symbols, Signature Style
    Apr 24, 2023, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Deborah shares her most recent art quilts and talks about developing her own personal style. She will include tons of examples of her favorite techniques, materials and themes. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Gwen Westerman: Listening to the Land
    Mon, May 22
    Zoom Presentation
    May 22, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Join us as we learn more about Gwen's background, textile art, and her Poet Laureate role for MN. In her presentation, "Listening to the Land", she will share her artistic inspiration and deep connection with the land.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button
  • Susie Monday: Digital Beyond Photos
    Mon, Jun 26
    Zoom Presentation
    Jun 26, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Susie Monday shows how, with the use of an iPad, computer or other tablet (even a phone), quilt artists can move beyond photographic reproduction into artistic filters, drawing and painting and amazing patterns.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet?Click "Join MCQ" button.
  • Cindy Grisdela: Anatomy of an Improv Quilt Artist
    Jul 24, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Have you ever wondered how to create an Improv Quilt without a pattern? Author and artist Cindy Grisdela will share her tips and tricks in this lecture about the process for working improvisationally. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • 5x5: Featuring MCQ members
    Mon, Aug 28
    Zoom Presentation
    Aug 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    This program has always been a favorite with members. Five MCQ members will be chosen to each show five of their projects. They’ll describe their inspirations, processes and challenges. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Heidi Parkes: Quilting as Therapy
    Mon, Sep 18
    Zoom Presentation
    Sep 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Quilting as therapy is a common concept in the quilting world, and quilting can help heal sadness and grief in many forms. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Merill Comeau: Narratives of Mending And Endurance
    Oct 23, 2023, 6:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Merill’s art investigates current socio-political issues and is inspired by traditions of craft and the history of ‘women’s work’. We will hear about her inspirations, processes, and choices of materials.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Christina Cameli:  Free-Motion Freedom
    Mon, Nov 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Nov 27, 2023, 6:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Christina Cameli shares her most useful insights and discoveries about the quilting and design process. Explore two decades of her work. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above..
  • Irene Roderick: Improv Quilting
    Mon, Jan 22
    Zoom Presentation
    Jan 22, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Please join us as we hear from Irene Roderick, improv textile artist and author of the book “Improv Quilting”. In this lecture Irene will share her inspirations and journey while providing an overview of her art and quilting history and how she started quilting.
  • Maria Shell: Traditional, Art, Modern—Notes from the Field
    Feb 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Are you interested in the current state of affairs in the larger quilt world? Join us for this fun and informative lecture by Maria Shell that is a combination of Gonzo Journalism, humorous memoir, and history in the making.
  • Member Show & Tell
    Mon, Feb 26
    Location is TBD
    Feb 26, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CST
    Location is TBD
    Connect with other MCQ members on our regular meeting night for a member Show & Tell.
  • Cas Holmes: Embroidering the Everyday
    Mon, Mar 25
    Zoom Presentation
    Mar 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Cas Holmes is one of UK’s most renowned textile artists. Join us as she discusses her artistic practice and her life in stitch. Hear how she has shared her experiences and methods through her most recent book, Embroidering the Everyday.
  • Luke Haynes:  Art-Quilt-Texture
    Mon, Apr 22
    Zoom Presentation
    Apr 22, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Luke Haynes will talk about his work during his career and some inspirations within the world of art and architecture. We will see how his quilting fits within the spirit of American art.
  • Sheila Frampton Cooper: Spontaneous Creation and Inspiration
    May 20, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Sheila's talk will go deep into her improv process. She will discuss color, inspiration, and the various approaches she engages when doing improvisation work.
  • Colby Cartledge:   Don’t Get Stuck in a Scrap Trap
    Jun 24, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Colby Cartledge will share her tips on how to determine if scrap quilting is for you and will share ideas on how to set up a scrap system that enables you to actually start using your scraps.